How much does a lactation consultant cost?

Laid Back Lactation is an in-network provider with Aetna (must be the primary insurance for coverage.) This means no out-of-pocket cost or copay for initial or follow-up consultations. 

For all other non-Aetna insurance providers, client pays the full consult cost up front. Laid Back Lactation will submit a claim on your behalf directly to your insurance company. Check with your individual provider to determine reimbursement eligibilyt for lactation care.


Initial In-Office Breastfeeding Consultation

  • Initial consult includes a history, full assessment of infant anatomy and suck, observed feeding, pre- and post-feed weight checks, pumping technique and equipment

  • Visit lasts approximately 1-2 hours

  • Text support for 2 weeks

Aetna patients: 100% coverage / no out-of-pocket cost
Non-Aetna patients: $250


In-Office Breastfeeding Follow-ups

  • Visit lasts approximately 1 hour

  • Text support for 2 weeks

  • Scheduled as needed

Aetna patients: 100% coverage / no out-of-pocket cost
Non-Aetna patients: $125


In-Home Breastfeeding Consultations

  • Limited availability

  • Initial consult includes a history, full assessment of infant anatomy and suck, observed feeding, pre- and post-feed weight checks, pumping technique and equipment

  • Visit lasts approximately 1-2 hours

  • Text support for 2 weeks

Aetna patients: 100% coverage + convenience fee (determined by zip code) 
Non-Aetna patients: $300